Business of local barbers affected by foreigners with no valid permits

KUALA LUMPUR, The actions of a large number of barber shops which hire foreign barbers without valid permits have affected the income of other local barbers who have carried out their businesses legally.The Malaysian Indian Hairdressing Saloon Owners A...

Police announce transfers involving seven senior officers

KUALA LUMPUR, Bukit Aman CID Forensic Laboratory DNA Databank chief SAC Datuk Hussein Omar Khan is among seven senior officers involved in a transfer exercise announced by the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP).RMP Corporate Communications chief Datuk Asmawa...

Haze: Face masks selling like hot cakes

KLANG, The hazy weather which has swept the country since last week has led to face masks flying off the shelves of pharmacies.Although there are various types of face masks available in the market, only the N95 type is recommended

Budget 2020 to likely include a mini stimulus package – RHB Research

KUALA LUMPUR, Budget 2020 will likely include a contingency plan to counter the slowdown from the US-China trade war.The so-called mini fiscal stimulus package could amount to RM3 billion or 0.2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), while likely

Shopify, Paypal, Meekco.Asia empower Malaysian SMEs to begin global selling

KUALA LUMPUR, Shopify has partnered with Paypal and Meekco.Asia, to upskill small and medium enterprises (SMEs), looking to be a part of the global e-commerce boom.This follows the announcement of Shopify Creators' Market series of e-commerce education...

Samsung Malaysia unveils new Galaxy A50s, A30s smartphones

KUALA LUMPUR, Samsung Malaysia Electronics (SME) Sdn Bhd has unveiled its new Galaxy A50s and A30s smartphones, which are available for purchase from Sept 21.Both the Galaxy A50s and A30s come in three colours, namely prism crush black, prism crush

Govt still looking at solutions for Malaysia Airlines – Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, The government is still looking at solutions for troubled Malaysia Airlines Bhd, which is majority-owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.It's not easy.. we have done a lot. The previous government gav...

Singapores average daily forex trading volume hit new high of US$633 bln in April 2019

SINGAPORE, Singapore's average daily foreign exchange (FX) trading volume reached a new high of US$633 billion in April 2019, up 22 per cent from US$517 billion in April 2016, announced the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today.The republic retai...

Oil and gas sector receives mixed rating

KUALA LUMPUR, Maybank Investment Bank Bhd maintained a "positive" call on the oil and gas (O and G) industry despite the weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities which saw the oil price spike more than 20 per cent overnight.In

MGA Recognises Natural Gas As the Perfect Partner to Renewable Energy

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Gas Association (MGA), the nation's lead advocate for the natural gas industry, recognises natural gas as the perfect partner to renewable energy (RE), playing a vital role in driving RE growth in Malaysia.T...